Serbian central bank Vice Governor Bojan Markovic became the second National Bank of Serbia official to quit over a law that cuts the bank’s autonomy, risks European Union entry and threatens a $1.3 billion bailout.
High school rugby coach Bob Markovich paid $3,812 for 250 shares of the Global X Copper Miners ETF in September. He got the idea from an investment club he advises for students, including his daughter Lydia.
When Crimea’s new premier traveled down the Black Sea coast for unscheduled talks with President Vladimir Putin in Sochi this month, he was accompanied by a man described by one Kremlin insider as Russia’s George Soros.
Italian and Spanish two-year notes jumped, outperforming the nations’ 10-year bonds, on speculation the European Central Bank will buy shorter-maturity debt to help quell the region’s financial turmoil.